ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival
Autumn 2020


ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival ry is a not-for-profit arts association. The aim of the organisation is to promote contemporary art and culture and the internationalisation of artists and art events. Read more ▸


Welcome to Kuopio!

Surrounded by lakes and forests Kuopio is located in Eastern Finland in the province of North Savo. The city has a population of about 120 000. Kuopio is easily reachable from Helsinki and other neighbouring cities.

For more about Kuopio and other events in the city, visit!

Travel to Kuopio

Travels to Kuopio, by train or bus, can be planned online:

National railways
National bus database

The Kuopio airport is located 15 kilometres from the centre of Kuopio.

Accommodation in Kuopio

For accommodation in Kuopio we recommend Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi and Scandic Hotels.

Kuopio Region of Gastronomy 2020

The 2020 edition of ANTI Festival celebrates Kuopio’s winning nomination as the European Region of Gastronomy 2020. Kuopio Region of Gastronomy, coordinated by ProAgria Eastern Finland and Savonia University.

For an introduction to Kuopio’s food producers, street food festivals, restaurants and traditional markets see this video:

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